Fitness to Practise: Self-Declaration Form
The UCL School of Pharmacy is required to check that students wishing to study for the MPharm degree meet the Fitness to Practise requirements of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). These checks will be carried out at the beginning of the MPharm course. We require all applicants wishing to start the MPharm degree programme to complete the attached self-declaration form so that we can make a preliminary assessment of your fitness to practise as a pharmacy student.
UCL has a responsibility under the Equality Act (2010) to make reasonable adjustments to support disabled students in higher education. The health of the majority of students can be accommodated on the MPharm programme. However, the School has a duty to check that MPharm students are capable of practising in a safe and responsible manner. Please could you declare any health condition that may affect your ability to study or to practise safely as a pharmacist. This might include (but is not exhaustive) any impairment to sight, hearing or speech, difficulties with mobility, any conditions which may leave you with an increased risk of infection, any condition which affects concentration, awareness, memory or an ability to learn and understand or any condition that may affect your judgment. If you declare a health condition, you will probably be asked to undertake an occupational health assessment if you take up a place on the MPharm programme. In most cases, health conditions and/or disabilities will not raise fitness to practise concerns but they will need to be assessed and a consideration made as to whether they can be accommodated on this programme. It is possible that some students will have health conditions that cannot be accommodated and they may not be able to register on, or continue with, the MPharm programme. On enrolment, all students will also be asked to complete an occupational health...